Payments for adult social work professionals

We offer competitive pay, and reward the hard work of our staff. You can find full salary information in our vacancies.

The following market premium payments are made in addition to your salary (subject to term and conditions).

Mental health teams

AMHP golden helloAMHP retention paymentGolden HelloRetention payment
FrequencyOne-offEvery 5 years, paid upon re-approvalOne-off2 installments of £1,500, paid in June and December
Newly qualified Social Worker  Yes*Yes**
Social Worker  Yes*Yes**
Experienced Social Worker (mixed role AMHP) YesYes*Yes**
Experienced Social Worker (specialist)  Yes*Yes**
Dedicated AMHPYesYes  
Team Leader (AMPH)YesYes  
Team Leader YesYes*Yes**
Advanced Practitioner YesYes*Yes**

* This payment applies to staff in Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley, South Kent Coastal and Ashford only

** This payment applies to staff in Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley only

View our mental health vacancies